The assoc_array_gc function in the associative-array implementation in lib/assoc_array.c in the Linux kernel before 3.16.3 does not properly implement garbage collection, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via multiple "keyctl newring" operations followed by a "keyctl timeout" operation.
Published 2014-09-28 10:55:10
Updated 2024-02-02 16:33:36
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionDenial of service

Threat overview for CVE-2014-3631

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2014-3631
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 49152
IPs affected by CVE-2014-3631 10,848
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2014-3631

0.10%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 41 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2014-3631

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.2
HIGH AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
3.9
10.0
NIST

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Products affected by CVE-2014-3631

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